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A Cautionary Tale and Public Safety Reminder

July 2nd, 2014 · No Comments · Capitol Hill, DC

Last night I stopped by the gas station at 9th and Pennsylvania Avenue, SEĀ around 8:30 to get gas on my way home. As I pulled in I locked my doors, which I generally do after seeing so many news stories about thieves stealing purses and other valuables from the passenger side of a car while […]

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TONIGHT: Community Meeting on Public Safety & Recent Robberies

May 28th, 2014 · No Comments · Capitol Hill, DC

If you have not been following the news, there have been several recent violent attacks on Capitol Hill, near Eastern Market, that have involved women being stabbed in the neck and robbed, even after surrendering their wallets and phones. In response, Tommy Wells will be holding a community meeting tonight, May 28, at 6:30 p.m. […]

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Police Chase, and Shots Fired Outside US Capitol

October 3rd, 2013 · No Comments · Capitol Hill, DC

Police are investigating a car chase and shooting that took place this afternoon on the Senate side of the U.S. Capitol, near the intersections of Constitution Avenue and First Street NW. The Capitol building was placed on lockdown temporarily, and witnesses tweeted photos from the scene. Residents should avoid streets surrounding the U.S. Capitol as […]

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Have a Say on Pedestrian Safety at Pennsylvania and Potomac Avenue

May 14th, 2013 · No Comments · Capitol Hill, DC, New Hill East

Do you walk or drive near the Potomac Avenue Metro Station? If so, you probably realize that this intersection is, to say the least, problematic. Thankfully, the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) is planning a series of public meetings on pedestrian safety for the Pennsylvania Avenue and Potomac Avenue intersection. It’s an opportunity for the […]

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MPD Releases Video as part of Capitol Hill Homicide Investigation

January 2nd, 2013 · No Comments · Capitol Hill, Capitol Hill North

Police have released a video that shows two people of interest connected to the Jason Emma homicide, and they are asking for the community’s help. The video, which is a blurry image captured from a nearby elementary school, shows two people walking down the sidewalk. Anyone who can identify these individuals should call police at […]

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